Silkie hatching her first eggs

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by mb poultry, Feb 29, 2012.

  1. mb poultry

    mb poultry Out Of The Brooder

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    My little silkie started hatching her first eggs today. She has been patiently sitting on five eggs through all kinds of bad weather, and today I raised her wings and was greeted by two little heads peeking at me! I hope she hatches the other 3.[​IMG]
     
  2. Cosmopolis Chick

    Cosmopolis Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Isn't that a great moment?
    I'm an ol' lady and I cried when my Silkie hatched out 6 eggs this past summer.

    I've had chickens for years but never a rooster and thus no newborn chicks.
    I bought fertile eggs for her and she was just the best Mama possible.

    You can hear about the miracle of birth but nothing can touch actually seeing.
    I was awestruck.
     
  3. mb poultry

    mb poultry Out Of The Brooder

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    It is a miracle. I was raised with chickens and little diddles we called them. Now we are back to raising our children like we were. I have the first calf of the season due in a week, more little miracles for the children to see!
     
  4. mammat

    mammat Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is awesome! Our little silkie in my avatar hatched out 8 full size eggs and they all hatched last Easter morning. Me and my kids cried too:D!
     
  5. mb poultry

    mb poultry Out Of The Brooder

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    She is cute! Wow, I didn't know they could cover that many! I may try more eggs as the weather warms. Oh, I forgot to mention she hatched out all 5 eggs! Four Silkies,.... and an accidental RIR.[​IMG]
     

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